United States Department of Health & Human Services

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

New Reports and Other Material

What Challenges Are Boys Facing and What Opportunities Exist to Address Those Challenges?  Project Page, August 2008  (Posted 09/12/08)

Examining the Relationships between Excess Body Weight, Health and Disability, May 2008.  (Posted 08/22/08)

Addressing the Needs of Victims of Human Trafficking: Challenges, Barriers, and Promising Practices, August 2008.  (Posted 08/08/08)

How Oklahoma Laid the Foundation for Its Marriage Initiative: Putting Marriage on the Agenda, July 2008.  (Posted 08/08/08)

Marriage Education, Financial Literacy, and Asset Development Roundtable:  Meeting Summary, July 2008.  (Posted 08/08/08)

The Marriage Measures Guide of State-Level Statistics, March 2008.  (Posted 08/08/08)

Child Care Eligibility and Enrollment Estimates for Fiscal Year 2005, June 2008.  (Posted 07/28/08)

Child Care Arrangements in Urban and Rural Areas, June 2008.  (Posted 07/28/08)

A Framework for Evaluating Quality Transparency Initiatives in Health Care, April 2008.  (Posted 07/23/08)

The Effect of Health Care Cost Growth on the U.S. Economy, September 2007.  (Posted 07/23/08)

Overview of the Uninsured in the United States:  An Analysis of the 2007 Current Population Survey, Research Brief, 2007.  (Posted 07/15/08)

Starting Early:  How the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative Helps Schools Prepare Young People for Healthy Marriages, Research Brief, June 2008.  (Posted 07/14/08)

Childless Elderly Beneficiaries’ Use and Costs of Medicare Services:  Final Report, June 2006.  (Posted 07/03/08)

Innovations in Effective Compassion:  Compendium of Research Papers Presented at the Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Conference on Research, Outcomes, and Evaluation, June 2008.  (Posted 06/26/08)

Case Management and the Victim of Human Trafficking:  A Critical Service for Client Success, June 2008.  (Posted 06/26/08)

Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status, April 2008.  (Posted 06/20/08)

Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning:  Legal and Policy Issues, October 2007.  (Posted 06/13/08)

Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning for People with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities, October 2007.  (Posted 06/06/08)

Examining Relationships in an Integrated Hospital System, March 2008.  (Posted 05/19/08)

Home Health Aide (HHA) Partnering Collaborative Evaluation: Final Report, September 2007.  (Posted 05/16/08)

Ten Key Findings from Responsible Fatherhood Initiatives, February 2008.  (Posted 05/15/08)

The National Evaluation of the Responsible Fatherhood, Marriage, and Family Strengthening Grants for Incarcerated and Re-Entering Fathers and their Partners, Research Brief, March 2008.  (Posted 05/09/08)

UI as a Safety Net for Former TANF Recipients, March 2008.  (Posted 05/07/08)

Modeling the Decision to Purchase Private Long-Term Care Insurance, January 2007.  (Posted 04/28/08)

Residential Care and Assisted Living Compendium: 2007, November 2007.  (Posted 04/11/08)

Coming of Age:  Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties, March 2008.  (Posted 04/09/08)

The Enhanced Services for the Hard-to-Employ (HtE) Demonstration and Evaluation:  Project Page.  (Posted 04/08/08)

Determinants of Asset Building, March 2008.  (Posted 04/04/08)

Treating the Hidden Wounds:  Trauma Treatment and Mental Health Recovery for Victims of Human Trafficking, March 2008.  (Posted 03/31/08)

Developmental Status and Early Intervention Service Needs of Maltreated Children, April 2008.  (Posted 03/28/08)

Assessment of the Uses and Users of Healthier US and Healthy People 2010, September 2005.  (Posted 03/26/08)

More about the Dads:  Exploring Associations between Nonresident Father Involvement and Child Welfare Case Outcomes, March 2008.  (Posted 03/24/08)

Evolving Roles of Public and Private Agencies in Privatized Child Welfare Systems, March 2008.  (Posted 03/18/08)

Characteristics and Dynamics of Homeless Families with Children, March 2008.  (Posted 03/06/08)

Evaluation of the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness, March 2008.  (Posted 03/06/08)

Medicaid-Financed Nursing Home Services: Characteristics of People Served and Their Patterns of Care, 2001-2002, January 2008.  (Posted 02/21/08)

Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking:  Inherent Challenges and Promising Strategies from the Field, January 2008.  (Posted 02/11/08)

A Profile of Medicaid Institutional and Community-Based Long-Term Care Service Use and Expenditures Among the Aged and Disabled Using MAX 2002:  Final Report, January 2008.  (Posted 02/08/08)

Toward Understanding Homelessness:  The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research,  September 2007.  (Posted 01/23/08)

Performance Measurement in the Hospital Outpatient Setting,  December 2007.  (Posted 01/17/08)

Short-Term Fixes to the Sustainable Growth Rate Process, October 2007.  (Posted 01/11/08)

Evaluation of Selected Aspects of the National Medicare Education Program:  Final Design Report, September 2007.  (Posted 1/11/08)

An Environmental Scan of Pay for Performance in the Hospital Setting:  Final Report, November 2007.  (Posted 01/11/08)

Contribution of Self-Direction to Improving the Quality of Mental Health Services, November 2007.  (Posted 01/11/08)

Health Information Exchange in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Case Study Findings:  Final Report, September 2007.  (Posted 01/11/08)

Expert Meeting on Disease Management Outcomes Measurement, January 2008.  (Posted 01/04/08)

Posted in 2007

The Balance Sheets of Low-Income Households:  What We Know about Their Assets and Liabilities, November 2007.  (Posted 12/21/07)

Program and Fiscal Design Elements of Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives, December 2007.  (Posted 12/13/07)

HHA Partnering Collaborative Evaluation:  Practice/Research Brief, September 2007.  (Posted 12/07/07)

Emerging Issues in Paternity Establishment:  Symposium Summary, September 2007.  (Posted 11/30/2007)

Using Vouchers to Deliver Social Services:  Considerations Based on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program Experiences, November 2007.  (Posted 11/20/2007)

Taxonomy of Health Information Technology Functions  (Posted 11/16/2007)
Taxonomy of Health Information Technology in Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies — Report A:  Review by Representatives from Standards Development Organizations, August 2007
Taxonomy of Health Information Technology in Nursing Homes — Report B:  Review by Representatives from Nursing Homes and Vendors, August 2007
Taxonomy of Health Information Technology in Home Health Agencies — Report C:  Review by Representatives from Home Health Agencies and Vendors, August 2007

Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Workforce Study:  Final Report.  (Posted 11/13/07)

Call for Abstracts for the White House Conference on Research Related to the Faith-Based and Community Initiative.  (Posted 11/05/07)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Strategic Plan, FY 2007-2012, October 2007.  (Posted 10/31/07)

Literature Review on Advance Directives, June 2007.  (Posted 10/26/07)

Gauging the Use of HCBS Supports Waivers for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Final Project Report, April 2007.  (Posted 10/26/07)

Draft Guidance on Allocating and Targeting Pandemic Influenza Vaccine, October 2007.  (Posted 10/25/07)

Assessing Asset Data on Low-Income Households: Current Availability and Options for Improvement, September 2007.  (Posted 10/11/07)

The Effects of Welfare and IDA Program Rules on the Asset Holdings of Low-Income Families, September 2007.  (Posted 10/11/07)

National Center for Marriage Research:  Announcement of Award for FY 2007.  September 2007.  (Posted 10/02/07)

National Poverty Center:  Announcement of Award for FY 2007.  September 2007.  (Posted 10/01/07)

Personalized Health Care Expert Panel Meeting: Summary Report, September 2007.  (Posted 09/28/07)

Poor Finances:  Assets and Low-Income Households, September 2007.  (Posted 09/28/07)

Toward an Evaluation of the Quality Improvement Organization Program:  Beyond the 8th Scope of Work, January 2007.  (Posted 09/25/07)

Finding a Path to Recovery:  Residential Facilities for Minor Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking, September 2007.  (Posted 09/20/07)

Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives:  Assessing Their Implications for the Child Welfare Field and for Federal Child Welfare Programs.  Topical Papers:  (Posted 09/17/07)

Medicaid Billings for IDEA Services:  Analysis and Policy Implications of Site Visit Results.  (Posted 09/18/07)

Partners for Fragile Families Demonstration Projects:  Employment and Child Support Outcomes and Trends, September 2007.  (Posted 09/14/07)

How Risky is Individual Health Insurance?, May 2007.  (Posted 09/07/07)

Economic Patterns of Single Mothers Following Their Poverty Exits, June 2007.  (Posted 08/31/07)

Impacts of the Heritage Keepers® Life Skills Education Component, August 2007.  (Posted 08/29/07)

Assessing Child Support Arrears in Nine Large States and the Nation, July.  (Posted 08/09/07)

Prescription Drug Utilization and Spending by Medicare Beneficiaries:  (Posted 08/03/2007)

Indicators of Welfare Dependence, Annual Report to Congress, 2007.  (Posted 07/31/07)

Child Care Subsidies in Urban and Rural Counties, July 2007.  (Posted 07/30/07)

A Study of Stroke Post-Acute Care Costs and Outcomes:  Final Report, December 2006.  (Posted 07/10/07)

Voices of Young Fathers:  The Partners for Fragile Families Demonstration Projects, June 2007.  (Posted 07/05/07)

Announcement of the Availability of Funds and Request for Applications to Establish a National Center for Marriage Research, July 2007.  (Posted 07/03/07)

The Implementation of the Partners for Fragile Families Demonstration Projects, June 2007.  (Posted 07/02/07)

Analysis of the Characteristics of Medicare Advantage Plan Participation, June 2006.  (Posted 06/28/07)

TRIM3 Simulations of Full-Year Uninsured Children and their Eligibility for Medicaid and SCHIP, June 2007.  (Posted 06/22/07)

The Effects of Marriage on Health:  A Synthesis of Recent Research Evidence, June 2007.  (Posted 06/19/07)

Developmental Problems of Maltreated Children and Early Intervention Options for Maltreated ChildrenLiterature Review, April 2007.  (Posted 06/15/07)

Following an Admissions Cohort: Care Management, Claim Experience and Transitions among an Admissions Cohort of Privately Insured Disabled Elders over a 16 Month Period, May 2007.  (Posted 06/15/07)

Cost-effectiveness Considerations in the Approval and Adoption of New Health Technologies, January 2007.  (Posted 06/15/07)

Understanding Variations in International Drug Prices, July 2006.  (Posted 06/14/07)

Risk Pooling and Regulation in Today's Individual Health Insurance Market, December 2006.  (Posted 06/01/07)

Effect of State Community Rating Regulations on Premiums and Coverage in the Individual Health Insurance Market, August 2006.  (Posted 06/01/07)

Announcement of the availability of funds and request for applications for a cooperative agreement(s) to establish a National Poverty Research Center.  (Posted 05/30/07)

Final Report on the "Own Your Future" Consumer Survey, November 2006.  (Posted 05/18/07)

Development of an Assistive Technology and Environmental Assessment Instrument for National Surveys:  Final Report, December 2005.  (Posted 05/18/07)

Opportunities to Improve Survey Measures of Late-Life Disability, September 2006.  (Posted 05/18/07)

Standardizing the MDS with LOINC and Vocabulary Matches, April 2007.  (Posted 05/11/07)

Framework for Identifying High-Impact Interventions to Promote Reductions in Late-Life Disability, September 2006.  (Posted 05/11/07)

Analysis of Supply, Distribution, Demand, and Access Issues Associated with Immune Globulin Intravenous (IGIV), February 2007.  (Posted 05/09/07)

Marital and Unmarried Births to Men:  Complex Patterns of Fatherhood, Evidence from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2002. April 2007.  (Posted 05/09/07)

Obesity and American Indians/Alaska Natives, April 2007.  (Posted 05/04/07)

Nursing Home Divestiture and Corporate Restructuring:  Final Report, December 2006.  (Posted 04/27/07)

From Prison to Home:  The Effect of Incarceration on Children, Families, and Communities, Conference Report. January 2002.  (Posted 04/26/07)

Papers for the National Policy Conference for the From Prison to Home Project, January 2002:

Report on Health Information Exchange in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care, February 2007.  (Posted 04/20/07)

Enhancing Child Support Enforcement Efforts:  Summary of Data Warehouse Efforts in Nine States, Final Report, October 2006.  (Posted 04/18/07)

Enhancing Child Support Enforcement Efforts Through Improved Use of Information on Debtor Income, Final Report, October 2006.  (Posted 04/17/07)

Impacts of Four Title V, Section 510 Abstinence Education Programs, Final Report, April 2007.  (Posted 04/13/07)

Service Use and Transitions: Decisions, Choices and Care Management among an Admissions Cohort of Privately Insured Disabled Elders, December 2006.  (Posted 04/13/07)

Does High Caregiver Stress Lead to Nursing Home Entry?, January 2007.  (Posted 04/13/07)

Compendium of Home Modification and Assistive Technology Policy and Practice Across the States, October 2006.  (Posted 04/13/07)

Using Vouchers to Deliver Social Services:  Learning from the Goals, Uses, and Key Elements of Existing Federal Voucher Programs, March 2007.  (Posted 04/03/07)

Assessing the Economics of EMR Adoption and Successful Implementation in Physician Small Practice Settings, March 2007.  (Posted 03/27/07)

Consumer Control of Electronic Personal Health Information:  What Does It Mean? Why Is It Important?, March 2007.  (Posted 03/26/07)

Gaps and Strategies for Improving AI/AN/NA Data:  Final Report, January 2007.  (Posted 03/23/07)

Nursing Home Selection:  How Do Consumers Choose?, December 2006.  (Posted 03/23/07)

Research and Practice Symposium on Marriage and Incarceration:  A Meeting Summary. January 2007.  (Posted 03/06/07)

Strategic Action Plan on Homelessness, March 2007  (Posted 03/05/07)

Gauging the Use of HCBS Support Waivers for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:  Profiles of State Supports Waivers, October 2006.  (Posted 03/02/07)

Affordable Housing Plus Services for Low and Modest-Income Older Adults:  (Posted 03/02/07)

An Overview of Recent Work on Standard Budgets in the United States and Other Anglophone Countries, January 2007.  (Posted 01/31/07)

Continuation of Drug Risk Adjustment:  Final Report, December 2006.  (Posted 01/30/07)

Alternative Risk-Adjustment Approaches to Assessing the Quality of Home Health Care:  Final Report, July 2006.  (Posted 01/19/07)

Physician Practices in Nursing Homes:  Final Report, April 2006.  (Posted 01/17/07)

Data on Health and Well-being of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Other Native Americans, Data Catalog, December 2006.  (Posted 01/12/07)

The Oklahoma Marriage Initiative:  An Overview of the Longest-Running Statewide Marriage Initiative in the U.S., December 2006.  (Posted 01/04/07)

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